An exhibition of over 60 paintings tracing 60 years of the highly influential art practice of Dr. Sandy Adsett MNZM
An exhibition featuring Toihoukura and Toimairangi Schools of Māori art alumni
A solo exhibition by Wellington-based painter and tā moko artist Victor Te Paa
The exhibitions will be accompanied by a Day Symposium on the Art of Kōwhaiwhai and Māori Curatorial Practice. Free entry
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10am: Blessing: Taku Parai, Ngāti Toa Rangatira kaumatua
10.20am: Welcoming address: Arapata Hakiwai, Kaihautū | Māori Co-leader, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, with June Grant, artist and friend
11am: Toi Koru: Sandy Adsett artist talk in conversation with Reuben Friend
12pm: Live Tā Moko demonstration by artist Victor Te Paa
1.30pm: Kōwhaiwhai in contemporary art panel discussion
Robert Jahnke ONZM (facilitator), Kura Te Waru Rewiri and Ngataiharuru Taepa
3pm: Māori curatorial frameworks panel discussion
Nigel Borell (facilitator), Dr. David Butts and Sandy Adsett discuss the first iwi-led exhibition Ngā Tukemata: Ngā Taonga o Ngāti Kahungunu, 1986.
3:30pm: Māori curatorial practice today and tomorrow
Nigel Borell (facilitator), Megan Tamati-Quennell and Tim Walker discuss curatorial frameworks for contemporary Māori art, beginning with Kohia ko Taikaka Anake at the National Art Gallery of New Zealand in 1990.